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Inquiry: Canadian military culture is hostile to women, gays

Friday, May 1, 2015
The Canadian Armed Forces perpetuates a sexualized military culture that is hostile to women and gay members, according to a report. [...]

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Prosecutor: No sex harassment charges for gay Republican candidate

Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Carl DeMaio
SAN DIEGO -- Prosecutors on Monday declined to charge Republican congressional candidate Carl DeMaio over allegations that he sexually harassed a former campaign aide and said they were not charging the former aide with breaking into DeMaio's office. [...]

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Anti-gay Archbishop under investigation for sexual misconduct with other men

Wednesday, July 2, 2014
Archbishop John Nienstedt
John Nienstedt, the Catholic archbishop who championed the failed effort to ban same-sex marriage in Minnesota, is facing a church investigation over allegations of inappropriate sexual relationships with other men, including priests and seminary students. “I believe that the investigators have received about ten sworn statements alleging sexual impropriety ... [...]

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Sex abuse lawsuit dropped against former TV executive

Thursday, June 5, 2014
David Neuman
HONOLULU -- A former aspiring actor and model withdrew his lawsuit alleging a former TV executive sexually abused him during trips to Hawaii in 1999. Attorneys for Michael Egan III filed papers Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Honolulu voluntarily dismissing the case against David Neuman. [...]

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N.M. auto dealership to pay $2 million to settle same-sex harassment law suit

Tuesday, April 1, 2014
Pitre Buick in Albuquerque, N.M.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.-- An Albuquerque automobile dealership is agreeing to pay $2 million to settle a lawsuit alleging that dozens of male employees were subjected to same-sex sexual harassment and retaliation. [...]

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Fired gay employee sues Library of Congress

Saturday, August 4, 2012
Peter TerVeer
A gay man has charged in a lawsuit filed on Friday that he was fired in April from his job at the Library of Congress after being harassed and humiliated for more than a year by a supervisor who repeatedly quoted biblical passages condemning homosexuality. [...]

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Former deputy sues California agency; says he was fired because he is gay

Thursday, May 3, 2012
Ricardo Olguin
MERCED, Calif -- Ricardo Olguin is suing the Merced, Calif., County Sheriff’s Department for sexual harassment, claiming he was fired in 2011 because he is gay. [...]

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Gay firefighter suing for harassment after being outed by fire chief

Thursday, May 12, 2011
Steven Saunders
A gay firefighter in White Plains, N.Y. is suing the city and the fire department, alleging he has been harassed, discriminated against and forced to endure a hostile work environment because of his sexual orientation. [...]

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Gay man alleges sexual harassment, discrimination by Rev. Jesse Jackson

Saturday, April 16, 2011
Bennett (left) and Jackson
A former employee of the Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr. at the Rainbow PUSH Coalition has filed a wrongful termination and discrimination complaint against the civil rights leader, alleging he was harassed and eventually fired because he was gay. [...]

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Appeals court sides with firefighters over ‘sexual harassment’ at gay pride event

Sunday, October 17, 2010
Four San Diego firefighters who lodged a complaint against the city for being forced to participate in a gay pride parade in 2007, won a court victory this week when an appeals court upheld that their participation in the event subjected them to "sexual harassment." [...]

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